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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor  Claude  BENOIT

  (b. abt. 1713 Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 11 August 1784 Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Claude BENOIT was born abt. 1713 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Claude BENOIT was the child of Claude BENOIT   and   Jeanne HÉBERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Martin BENOIT dit LABRIERE and Marie CHAUSSEGROS (maternal)  Étienne HÉBERT and Jeanne COMEAU

Claude was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Anne Helene GIROUARD 14 February 1746 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Anne Helene GIROUARD  was born 14 April 1728 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  She died 1 September 1807 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception).  She was the daughter of François GIROUARD and Anne BOURGEOIS.

Claude BENOIT died 11 August 1784 in Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada .

They were living at Riviere-aux-Canards before being deported to Massachusetts. Then they came to St-Ours, QC

Details of the family tree of Claude appear below.
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  • Birth
    Claude Benoit was born circa 1713 at Grand Pre. He was the son of Claude Benoit and Jeanne Hebert.
    Source: Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes

  • 1746 Marriage / Partner
    Claude BENOIT and Anne Helene GIROUARD 14 February 1746, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
  • abt. 1757
    From Boston to the Town of Chelsea

    Claude BENOIT, s/ o Claude/ Jeanne HEBERT, m. to Anne GIROUARD, d/ o François/ Anne BOURGEOIS. Children: Joseph (1749); Jean-Baptiste (1756); Pierre (1759); Marguerite (1765). At Massachusetts 1755 and at St-Ours, Quäbec, Canada 1767.

    Source: acadians-massachusetts.html

  • 1762 Birth of Child
    Antoine BENOIT was born 30 January 1762, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
  • 1763 Birth of Child
    Michel BENOIT was born 18 September 1763, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
  • 1765 Birth of Child
    Marguerite BENOIT was born 17 May 1765, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
  • Claude BENOIT
    Death - Immaculee-Conception, St-Ours, Quebec Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
  • 1784 Death
    11 August 1784
    Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)

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Added: 7/29/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 8/16/2015 1:14:54 PM

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